Media Relations, Public /Community Relations, Public Information
4 Year Degree
Naples Airport Authority is looking for an experienced Communications Coordinator to be responsible for the internal and external communication of information, encompassing all print and electronic media.
Some position duties include: •Coordinate and serve as public and media contact • Assist in strategic development and implementation of public affairs communications and media relations • Respond to noise comments • Create, design and ensure consistent and correct brand imaging • Coordination of regularly scheduled calendar events and speaking engagements, plan for new initiatives and event requests.
REQUIREMENTS - Excellent writing and editing skills, strong verbal and presentation skills - Proficiency in the principles and practices of journalism, media relations and/or public relations - Experience in brand management and community relations - Strong proficiency with computer publishing programs, electronic media platforms including website design and maintenance, and social media - Ability to work closely with trade news media on story development.
Additional Salary Information: Anticipated starting wage rate $21.44/hour dependent on qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience and/or training performing the essential functions of the position; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
About Naples Airport Authority (APF)
The Naples Airport is a first-class general aviation airport and prime destination for businesses and vacationers alike. The Naples Airport Authority is responsible for the operation, development and improvement of the Naples Airport. The Authority has approximately 90 employees, and there are 3,250 additional employees throughout businesses and tenants located at the airport. The Florida Department of Transportation values the airport’s economic impact to the community at more than $440 million annually and recognizes Naples Airport as ranked within the top ten for all business jet destinations in the U.S.
The airport is classified as a national airport in the NPIAS and encompasses 732 acres and has two runways. The Authority owns and operates their FBO, and there are multiple aviation business operations on the field as well as numerous fractional and charter operators and several car rental agencies. Naples Airport is a designated base for disaster relief and provides space for many public services.
The Authority has developed a Strategic Plan that articulates its mission "To operate, develop and maintain the Naples Airport with a commitment to enhancing the quality of li...fe throughout the community." The Authority’s vision statement is “Connecting people to the Paradise Coast through an exceptional airport experience.”